verb. break down naturally through the action of biological agents.
- bio- (English)
- βίος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- degrade (English)
Sentences with biodegrade
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Items made from natural latex are biodegradable but they biodegrade at a much slower rate than other substances 15.
2. Verb, base form
Do not remove these stakes when the grass begins to grow through the blanket, as they will biodegrade along with the blanket.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Rather than man-made ingredients, plant-based detergents rely on ingredients that come from nature and biodegrade.
4. Verb, past tense
One benefit of using seed germination blankets is you do not need to remove them after the grass seed begins to grow--they biodegrade into the ground over time.